Ubon Ratchathani imposes curfew to control Covid-19 rising infections


A curfew in Ubon Ratchathani announced on Friday orders residents in the province to stay indoors from 11 pm to 4 am starting from today (Saturday) onwards until further notice.

Ubon Ratchathani Governor Phongrat Phiromrat made the announcement, saying the move was needed to manage the increasing number of Covid-19 cases.

On Friday, the province reported 525 new infections, where 3,149 are still undergoing treatment.

Meanwhile, a longer curfew has been imposed in five villages where cluster cases were reported until January 21. The villages are Rakthai in Na Yia sub-district, and Non Sawang, Sam Yaek Wang Sua, Sawang Aron and Sawang Sukkasem villages in Phaiboon sub-district, The Nation reported.

Residents of these villages are required to stay indoors from 9 pm to 4 am, while gatherings of more than two people, dining at restaurants, and the sale of alcohol are also banned during the said period, the report added.

Exceptions will be made for emergencies and the transportation of goods.

Source: The Nation

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